As a three time Olympian and a 13 year member of the United States Ski Team, Kirsten knows the importance of dedication and commitment. She has applied this to many different aspects in her life, from competing at the highest level in sports, to assisting her husband, Andreas in starting their family Construction Company, Rickenbach Development and Construction, a family operated company in which her husband works in the field and Kirsten runs the office. Kirsten grew up in Maine, and moved out to Lake Tahoe in 1998, she continued to train and complete up until 2007 when she retired from the World Cup Skiing Circuit. Shortly afterwards Andreas and Kirsten started their family and are raising their two daughters, ages 6 and 8. When Kirsten isn't working, she enjoys what the Mountains and Lake Tahoe have to offer. You can find her hiking, biking, and skiing with her family. They also love to travel and continue to keep in touch with friends all throughout the world. Kirsten spends a lot of time giving back to the Community of Olympic Valley and the School their daughters attend, Creekside Charter School. She runs and organizes the Creekside Charter Ski Enrichment Program during the winter months. She is also involved with the 49er Foundation and other fundraising events through out Tahoe. Kirsten will continue to provide her high level of enthusiasm and commitment in finding you your dream home, or finding the right clients to buy your home!